Re: Invisible letter (was Re: a character for an unknown character)

From: Janusz S. Bien <>
Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2016 18:15:19 +0100

Quote/Cytat - David Corbett <> (Wed 21 Dec
2016 05:56:27 PM CET):

> Couldn’t you use U+1D52 MODIFIER LETTER SMALL O?

In our corpus COMBINING LATIN SMALL LETTER O sometimes occurs in its
combining function, it seemed more elegant to use a uniform encoding.
But you are right, in the example quoted MODIFIER LETTER SMALL O could
be also used.



> (I changed the subject line because the invisible letter proposal is not
> relevant to the question about a lacuna character.)
>> I strongly support this. In our historical corpus of Polish
>> we have in particular words ending with 'COMBINING LATIN SMALL LETTER
>> O' (U+0366).
>> We had to precede the character with NBSP as the vase, but to preserve
>> the correct segmentation into words we had to treat NBSP as a letter.

Prof. dr hab. Janusz S. Bień -  Uniwersytet Warszawski (Katedra  
Lingwistyki Formalnej)
Prof. Janusz S. Bień - University of Warsaw (Formal Linguistics Department),,
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